Posts on ‘mental health’

Easing the transition of a move

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Easing the transition of a Move   “Home is wherever you are… together.” -Alma Powell Moving can be quite stressful as it triggers the bittersweet memories within us of letting go and moving on. The mixed emotions in saying goodbye and starting fresh and new. Children may be hit hard as they adjust to changing […]

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Just Ask: Preventing Suicide

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

In light of the recent celebrity suicides, you may be asking yourself what to do if you suspect that a friend or loved one is struggling with thoughts of ending their life. The topic of suicide can be very overwhelming and it’s understandable to feel at a loss of what to do about it. We […]

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Turning Mental Health Awareness Month to Personal Awareness

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Written by Emmy Crouter, MSW. As it’s Mental Health Awareness Month we at the Pennock Center find ourselves thinking about what we can do on a day to day basis to combat the stigma surrounding mental health. This year, we challenge ourselves and those around us to turn inward and examine our own actions that […]

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Applying Values to Goals, and Goals to Action

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Applying Values to Goals, and Goals to Action by Talie Lamolinara, MSW Intern Values are the drivers of our intentions and aspirations, and when we are unclear of what our values are, we tend to feel lost, stressed, or upset.  When we lose sight of why we are working so hard or why we are […]

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Men and Mental Health

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Article by Laura A. Gutierrez, MA Studies show that men of all ages and ethnicities are less likely to seek out help for mental health issues. This is so even though men suffer from mental health issues as much as women or more. APA President and Nova Southeastern University psychologist Ronald F. Levant feels the […]

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An Intern’s Perspective: Emmy Crouter

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Endings are often a time for reflection. As I approach the end of the academic year and thus the end of my time at Pennock, I find myself looking back on the several months that I have spent as a part of this unique community. Though I could name 100 items, here are the top […]

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Men & Mental Health

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

By Lizzie Prochoda Asking for help isn’t a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength! Did you know that one in every five American adults will experience a Mental Health issue in their lifetime, but only 44% of them will receive the necessary help? A large percentage of the people who do not seek […]

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Mental Health: So What’s the Big Deal?

Monday, May 15th, 2006

Jody Pierce, LCSW The Mind/Body Connection. The Mental Health Association of Colorado has declared the month of May as Mental Health Month!  The emphasis this year is on spotlighting the mind/body connection as we now have a greater understanding of the link between physical and mental health. We know that stress is linked to the […]

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